The director of a new innovation center at the University of Pennsylvania offers advice for education companies based on his experiences as a senior executive at Microsoft and Pearson.
A set of 16 guidelines describes how companies should conduct and report ed-tech research to meet ESSA requirements and educators’ expectations.
Just 11 percent of school officials in a recent survey said they would reject outright an ed-tech product if it didn’t have peer-reviewed research behind it.
Amazon has a burgeoning role as a provider of cloud-based storage and online purchasing in K-12 systems — and its moves are being closely watched.
The ed-tech company Clever’s use of “badges” to help students log in to software was born during a hackathon. But the process of improving and refining the concept didn’t end there.
In the early stages of an ed-tech startup, it’s easy to get distracted from the original mission. Keep asking teachers what problem they need solved.
An exclusive survey of 400 school district leaders rates their purchasing experiences with four big technology companies: Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
Stanford University’s Candace Thille says education companies can design products that capitalize on learning science in order to create personalized learning environments.
Companies should allow for single-classroom purchases, provide on-demand PD, and respond quickly to pilot feedback, say instructional coaches.
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